• Clinical Nutrition Manager 2

    Location US-CA-PALM SPRINGS
    System ID
    76417
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Don’t miss and Excellent Opportunity to move your career forward with Sodexo!

     

    Sodexo is currently seeking a Clinical Nutrition Manager, Registered Dietitian to and join our dynamic team at Desert Regional Medical Center in the beautiful downtown area of Palm Springs, CA and Lead the Clinical Nutrition Department forward.

    Founded in 1948, Desert Regional Medical Center is a 387-bed tertiary acute care hospital located in Palm Springs.

     

    In this role, the Clinical Nutrition Manager will report to the General Manager and will: 

    • Be a Registered dietitian with at least 2 years of leadership responsibility
    • Also, be an integral member of the Food and Nutrition leadership team and will directly oversee the activities of a staff of 5 Registered Dietitians (inpatient) and develop a team to foster successful patient care programs,
    • Have prior experience with electronic medical records charting (Cerner), the nutrition care process and with Prior room service experience and/ or Sodexo’ s Premier Room Service Program “At Your Request” 
    • Possess strong management skills in acute care nutrition services, with a strong comprehension of the principles of clinical nutrition practice and regulatory compliance-
    • Have demonstrated skills to manage and monitor and evaluate nutrition accreditation and regulatory readiness and review; and establishing and maintaining standards of care quality assurance and performance improvement process; development of policy and procedures in a complex organization
    • Maintain a highly visible role with client interaction, representing the department on hospital-wide medical staff committees
    • Have excellent communication and customer service skills, have a track record of proactive interaction with the medical team, be an outstanding team player, and have strong demonstrated leadership skills

    Desert Regional Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of services that includes: Emergency/Trauma Services, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences, Bariatric Specialists, Joslin Diabetes Center, El Mirador Imaging Center and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. In addition, Desert Regional Medical Center has expanded three of its clinics to the La Quinta Medical Center at 47647 Caleo Bay: Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences, and La Quinta Imaging. Desert Regional Medical Center has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, its highest level of certification, for their Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Advanced Congestive Heart Failure program.

     

     

     

    Position Summary

    Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a medium to large account or multiple accounts under one contract in a system. Manages the daily operations of nutrition services through direct supervision of both non-exempt employees and entry-level exempt professional employees.

    Key Duties
    -Directs daily operations of nutrition programs and ensure customer and client satisfaction levels are met.
    -May provide direct nutrition care to population served
    -Establishes and executes operating standards, implements quality improvements, manages the budget and communicates them to other departments.
    -Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for nutrition services.
    -Promotes nutrition services and stays current with most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.
    -Manages employees to ensure they meet goals, cost controls deadlines, and collect outcomes.
    -Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. Health Dept., HIPAA/Privacy Act, Joint Commission, quality assurance, safety, operations, and personnel).
    -Assists in the development of new business service(s) for the client, regional or national initiatives, projects, and implements the service program(s).

     

     

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

    Basic Management Experience - 1 year

    Basic Functional Experience - 2 years work experience in health care including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted or independent living facilities, long-term care, retirement homes, or clinics + registered dietitian

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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